On Tuesday, President Donald Trump issued a freeze on all new grants and contracts awarded to states through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This decision will cut off financial support for states wanting [...]
Donald Trump hates Obamacare and the GOP has offered up a replacement. But from the looks of what has been presented thus far, Trump wants to curb what he claims are the negative impacts of [...]
By Manny Otiko/California Black Media Although Gov. Jerry Brown say that California is projected to face a $1. 6 billion shortfall next summer, Democrats, who control the state legislature, have decided to hire [...]
Continuing the successful Donald P. McCullum Youth Court, founded in 1994, Centerforce non-profit, headed by interim director Dolores Lyles, now oversees the program. The program serves youth age 12-17, and gradPuates about 15-20 students [...]
By Tulio Ospina and Nadia Perez Over 60,000 people marched through the streets of Oakland for a Women’s March today, joining the hundreds of demonstrations across the country in opposition to the inauguration of [...]
This past Wednesday the City Council received an email stating that upon request from the mayor’s office, the Special Council Meeting of Wednesday, January 25 has been rescheduled to Monday January 23 at 5:30 p.m., [...]
Both small property owners and tenants spoke out against Oakland city staff’s proposals for changes to the city’s rent laws on Tuesday night, which City Council unanimously supported during their first of two votes. &
Rev. Dr. Kenneth Anderson, senior pastor of Williams Chapel Baptist Church, concerned about Oakland’s declining African American population and consequently the corresponding decline in church attendance, has spearheaded an effort to build housing.
The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to urge District Attorney Nancy O’Malley to empanel a grand jury that would investigate the county’s probate court system for unethical practices. &
The Oakland City Council voted this week to extend the emergency ordinance that places a moratorium on conversion of residential hotels through Dec. 11, 2018, or whenever permanent regulations are adopted.